Historical Events

Timeline created by jgrimm
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  • Historical Events

    These events are important to me because they show how schools have progressed in history and how they continue to progress and how new programs are developing and new curriculum is being enforced.
  • Child Study Movement

    Child Study Movement
    This movement investigated how children's minds and personalities developed. G. Stanley Hall was an American psychologist who was a Harvard graduate. He used questionnaires to evaluate the students traits, opinions, and behaviors. in 1900 his approach was the key part in education in psychology. Hall introduced art, music, gardening, domestic science and physical education into the schools programs and encouraged the development of parks and playgrounds.
  • Cardinal Principles Report

    Cardinal Principles Report
    The rising number of students enrolling is high school caused the cardinal principles report. This report became the most influential education document. It called or expansion and differentiated programs to better serve the new student population. This report recommended that high schools adopt a more comprehensive approach including liberal arts, vocational development, citizenship education and physical education to the curriculum.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    In a unanimous 1954 ruling, the W.W. Supreme Court agreed to allow white children to be enrolled in public schools after elementary school age children living in Topeka, Kansas sued the board of education for segregating the white children from the colored. It took from 1954 to after 1970 to become less segregated. Schools were allowing the white children to be enrolled as "separate but equal." This was a huge milestone to the ending of segregation.
  • The Coleman Report

    The Coleman Report
    The Coleman report showed that African American children typically attended more poorly equipped schools. They had less access to physics, chemistry, and language classes. The report also found that African American children started out academically behind their white peers and stayed behind. The findings of this report led to the findings of more education programs and the state agreeing to supplement these programs.
  • No child left behind Act

    No child left behind Act
    No child let behind Act singed into law in 2002 found that schools curriculum were to rigorous for students to progress.President Lyndon Johnson led congress to pass the Elementary and secondary education act. The civil rights act and the "war on poverty was the most important congressional action to fund education programs until now. ESEA introduced head start and Title one for those students who need a little extra help in reading and math.
  • Works Cited

    Kaplan,L.S& Ownings,W.S.(2011) Educational Foundations.(2nd ed.)Stanford,CT. Cengage Learning,Inc. www.google.com